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Internet Arcade

The Internet Arcade is a web-based library of arcade (coin-operated) video games from the 1970s through to the 1990s, emulated in JSMAME, part of the JSMESS software package.

Containing hundreds of games ranging through many different genres and styles, the Arcade provides research, comparison, and entertainment in the realm of the Video Game Arcade.

  The game collection ranges from early "bronze-age" videogames, with black and white screens and simple sounds, through to large-scale games containing digitized voices, images and music. Most games are playable in some form, although some are useful more for verification of behavior or programming due to the intensity and requirements of their systems.

  Many games have a "boot-up" sequence when first turned on, where the systems run through a check and analysis, making sure all systems are go. In some cases, odd controllers make proper playing of the systems on a keyboard or joypad a pale imitation of the original experience. Please report any issues to the Internet Arcade Operator, Jason Scott.

If you are encountering issues with control, sound, or other technical problems, read this entry of some common solutions.

Also, Armchair Arcade (a video game review site) has written an excellent guide to playing on the Internet Arcade as well.


Below are a suggested collection of games that run at proper speed in a powerful browser. (Firefox is currently the fastest environment, although other browsers should work as well.)

 

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Internet Arcade
Sep 15, 2018 Bally Midway
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Satan's Hollow is a shoot 'em up arcade game released by Bally Midway in 1982. The gameplay is similar to Galaga from Namco: the player must destroy the flying formations of gargoyles in order to pick up pieces of a bridge that must be built over a river of lava. As the game progresses, the gargoyles begin to throw exploding eggs, along with rocks that can destroy bridge sections; the player also occasionally faces disembodied devil heads that float around the screen and spit fire. In addition...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Sep 12, 2018 bootleg - Konami
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favorite 6
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Sunset Riders (bootleg of Megadrive version) by bootleg - Konami (1993)
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Sep 6, 2018 Taito do Brasil
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eye 1,172
favorite 2
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Fantastic (Galaga conversion on Galaxian hardware) by Taito do Brasil (198?)
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Sep 6, 2018 Artic
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favorite 0
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Defend the Terra Attack on the Red UFO by Artic (1981)
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Sep 6, 2018 Sega
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comment 1
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Sep 6, 2018 Video Games GmbH
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favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Sep 4, 2018 Bally Midway
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Rampage (Rev 3 8-27-86) by Bally Midway (1986)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Sep 2, 2018 Bally Midway
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Aug 31, 2018 Sega
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comment 1
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Aug 27, 2018 Atari Games
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Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom is a 1985 action arcade game developed and published by Atari Games, based on the 1984 film of the same name, the second film in the Indiana Jones franchise. It is also the first Atari System 1 arcade game to include digitized speech, including voice clips of Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones and Amrish Puri as Mola Ram, as well as John Williams' music from the film. Gameplay The player assumes the role of Indiana Jones as he infiltrates the lair of the evil...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Aug 21, 2018 Williams
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Defender is an arcade video game developed and released by Williams Electronics in February 1981. A shooting game featuring two-dimensional (2D) graphics, the game is set on a fictional planet where the player must defeat waves of invading aliens while protecting astronauts. Development was led by Eugene Jarvis, a pinball programmer at Williams; Defender was Jarvis' first video game project and drew inspiration from Space Invaders and Asteroids. Williams planned to display the game at the...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 14 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Aug 15, 2018 Atari Games
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favorite 15
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720 Degrees, or 720°, is a 1986 arcade game by Atari Games. 720°, a skateboarding game, is notable in that along with BMX Simulator, it is one of the first extreme sports video games, and has a unique timed structure that requires the player score points in order to keep the game going. The game's name comes from the "ultimate" trick, turning a full 720° (two complete circles) in the air after jumping off a ramp. 720° has the player controlling a skateboarder ripping around a...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Aug 9, 2018 Williams
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Smash T.V. (rev 8.00) by Williams (1990)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Aug 2, 2018 Alpha Denshi Co.
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Crossed Swords (ALM-002 ~ ALH-002) by Alpha Denshi Co. (1991)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Aug 1, 2018 Williams
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Sinistar is an arcade game released by Williams in 1982. It belongs to a class of video games called twitch games. Sinistar was developed by Sam Dicker, Jack Haeger, Noah Falstein, RJ Mical and Richard Witt. The title is also a pun on the word "sinister." The player pilots a lone spacecraft, and must create "Sinibombs" by shooting at drifting planetoids and catching the crystals that are thereby released. Sinibombs are needed to defeat the game boss, Sinistar, an animated...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jul 27, 2018 Data East Corporation
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The Cliffhanger - Edward Randy (World ver 3) by Data East Corporation (1990)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jul 19, 2018 Bootleg
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Crazy Kong (クレイジーコング Kureijī Kongu?) is an arcade game created by Falcon, released in 1981 and is similar to Nintendo's Donkey Kong. Although commonly mistaken as a bootleg version, the game is officially licensed for non-US markets[1] and is based on different hardware. The game retains all of the gameplay elements of Donkey Kong, but has all of the graphics redrawn and re-colorized. Crazy Kong is also known as Congorilla, Crazy Kong Part II, and Monkey Donkey. There are two...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jul 19, 2018 Coreland / Sega
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A matator fights against a bull by waving his cape to lure the bull and then stab him with the sword. Sometimes two extra bulls enter the ring to make things more interesting. 1 Player Start 1 2 Players Start 2 Coin 1 5 Coin 2 6 Service 1 9 Service mode F2 P1 Up UP P1 Down DOWN P1 Left LEFT P1 Right RIGHT P1 Button 1 LCONTROL or Mouse B1 P1 Button 2 LALT or Mouse B3 P2 Up R P2 Down F P2 Left D P2 Right G P2 Button 1 A P2 Button 2 S
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jul 19, 2018 Seibu Kaihatsu
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Raiden (set 1) by Seibu Kaihatsu (1990)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jul 18, 2018 Atari Games
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Gauntlet is a fantasy-themed hack and slash 1985 arcade game by Atari Games. Released in October 1985, Atari ultimately sold a total of 7,848 Gauntlet video game arcade cabinets. It is noted as being one of the first multi-player dungeon crawl arcade games. Originally called Dungeons, the game was conceived by Atari game designer Ed Logg, who claimed inspiration from his son's interest in the paper-based game Dungeons & Dragons and from his own interest in 1983's Atari 800 home computer...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jul 14, 2018 Stern Electronics
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Berzerk is a multi-directional shooter video arcade game, released in 1980 by Stern Electronics of Chicago. The player controls a green stick man. Using a joystick and a firing button that activates a laser-like weapon, the player navigates a simple maze filled with many robots, who fire lasers back at the player character. A player can be killed by being shot, by running into a robot or an exploding robot, coming into contact with the electrified walls of the maze itself, or by being touched...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews )
Topics: arcade, stern, stern electronics, maze, shooter, speech, Berzerk Franchise
Internet Arcade
Jul 14, 2018 Techstar (Sunn license)
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favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jul 10, 2018 Konami
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X-Men (4 Players ver UBB) by Konami (1992)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jul 9, 2018 Pacific Novelty
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jul 9, 2018 Gottlieb
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jul 9, 2018 Irem (Memetron license)
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Climb around lattice of pipes to deactivate power switches for main computer while avoiding robots. Jump on generators to send out disrupters and kill robots. Game Play Five level vertically scrolling platformer. Climb around a lattice of conduits while avoiding robots. Kill robots by jumping on generators and sending out disrupters. Each generator has a limited number of disrupter shots. Normal robots can become super robots by passing through generators. Super robots can only be destroyed...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jul 8, 2018 Bally Midway
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Tron is a coin-operated arcade video game manufactured and distributed by Bally Midway in 1982. It is based on the Walt Disney Productions motion picture Tron released in the same year. The game consists of four subgames inspired by the events of the science fiction film. It features some characters and equipment seen in the film, e.g. the Light Cycles, battle tanks, the Input/Output Tower. The game earned more than the film's initial release. Arcade cabinet Tron was distributed in three types...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jul 6, 2018 Valadon Automation (Stern Electronics License)
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Bagman is a platform arcade game released by Valadon Automation in 1982. It was also licensed to Stern for U.S. distribution in the same year. This game was also released (in form of unofficial conversions) for the Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum home computer systems in 1984 as Gilligan's Gold; it is known in France as Le Bagnard. Gameplay The objective of the game is to maneuver the bagman through various mine shafts, picking up money bags and placing them in a wheelbarrow at the...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jul 5, 2018 Sega
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Astro Blaster is a shoot 'em up arcade game released by Sega in 1981. The player controls a ship (bearing a resemblance to the Battlestar Galactica) which can fire and move left or right. The player must continuously monitor the onscreen temperature and fuel gauges; if the ship overheats, its weapon is disabled, and if it is depleted of fuel, the vessel itself explodes. The player must battle through waves of enemies, which attack with varied formations and flight patterns. When a wave is...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jul 4, 2018 Sega
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favorite 192
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1 Player Start 1 2 Players Start 2 Coin 1 5 Coin 2 6 Service 1 9 Service Mode F2 Gear Shift SPACE or Mouse B2 Paddle Analog Mouse X Paddle Analog Dec LEFT Paddle Analog Inc RIGHT P1 Pedal 1 Analog N/A P1 Pedal 1 Analog Dec None P1 Pedal 1 Analog Inc LCONTROL P1 Pedal 2 Analog N/A P1 Pedal 2 Analog Dec None P1 Pedal 2 Analog Inc LALT
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jun 29, 2018 Universal
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INSTRUCTIONS The object of Mr. Do! is to score as many points as possible by digging tunnels through the ground and collecting cherries. The title character, Mr. Do (a circus clown), is constantly chased by red monsters resembling small dinosaurs, and the player loses a life if Mr. Do is caught by one. The game is over when the last life is lost. Cherries are distributed throughout the level in groups of eight. 500 bonus points are awarded if Mr. Do collects eight cherries in a row without...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 13 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jun 26, 2018 Taito Corporation
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favorite 13
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jun 26, 2018 Atari Games
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Marble Madness is an arcade video game designed by Mark Cerny, and published by Atari Games in 1984. It is a platform game in which the player must guide an onscreen marble through six courses, populated with obstacles and enemies, within a time limit. The player controls the marble by using a trackball. Marble Madness is known for using innovative game technologies. It was Atari's first to use the Atari System 1 hardware and to be programmed in the C programming language. The game was also one...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jun 26, 2018 General Computer Corporation (Atari license)
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favorite 33
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Food Fight (also styled as Charley Chuck's Food Fight) is an arcade game released by Atari in 1983. The player guides young Charley Chuck, who is trying to eat an ice cream cone before it melts, while avoiding four chefs bent on stopping him. In Food Fight, the player controls a young boy named Charley Chuck. The object of the game is to eat an ice cream cone located on the opposite side of an open playfield. The ice cream is slowly melting, and must be consumed before it melts completely....
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jun 18, 2018 Williams
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Players walk around a three-quarters perspective maze shooting at various enemies. After shooting an enemy the enemy's "soul" a dark version of itself attempts to make its way to the top of the screen to an awaiting monster mouth. The player must touch the enemy soul before it gets there or a more difficult enemy is regenerated.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jun 17, 2018 Seibu Kaihatsu (Taito license)
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favorite 5
comment 2
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jun 15, 2018 SNK
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favorite 2
comment 1
The King of Fighters '94 (NGM-055 ~ NGH-055) by SNK (1994)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jun 15, 2018 Atari Games
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favorite 92
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Paperboy is a 1984 arcade game by Atari Games. The players take the role of a paperboy who delivers newspapers along a suburban street on his bicycle. Paperboy was innovative for its theme and novel controls. The player controls a paperboy on a bicycle delivering newspapers along a suburban street which is displayed in a cabinet perspective (or oblique projection) view. The player attempts to deliver a week of daily newspapers to subscribing customers, attempts to vandalize non-subscribers'...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jun 15, 2018 SNK
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favorite 4
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Samurai Shodown - Samurai Spirits (NGM-045) by SNK (1993)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jun 15, 2018 Capcom
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favorite 6
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1942 (Revision B) by Capcom (1984)
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jun 15, 2018 Data East Corporation
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Fighter's History (World ver 43-09 DE-0395-1 PCB) by Data East Corporation (1993)
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jun 15, 2018 Taito Corporation
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favorite 35
comment 2
favoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jun 15, 2018 Data East Corporation
software
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favorite 0
comment 1
Windjammers - Flying Power Disc by Data East Corporation (1994)
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jun 15, 2018 Mitchell
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favorite 0
comment 1
Osman (World) by Mitchell (1996)
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jun 15, 2018 Kaneko / Taito America Corporation (Romstar license)
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favorite 8
comment 1
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jun 5, 2018 Irem
software
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favorite 4
comment 2
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Internet Arcade
May 14, 2018 TAD Corporation (Fabtek license)
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eye 37,644
favorite 42
comment 4
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Internet Arcade
May 7, 2018 Sega
software
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favorite 8
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Space Fury (J:スペースフューリー) is a multi-directional shooter arcade game created by Sega and released on June 17, 1981. The game was an early example of color vector graphics and it also featured speech synthesis. Gameplay The player controls a spaceship battling alien spacecraft. Like other early similar arcade games, it is controlled by four buttons: rotate left, rotate right, thrust and fire. The game was particularly unique in that the player could choose different upgrades for...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Internet Arcade
May 1, 2018 Bally/Sente
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favorite 1
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Apr 29, 2018 Sega
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favorite 78
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Zaxxon is a 1982 isometric shooter arcade game developed and released by Sega. Some sources claim that Japanese electronics company Ikegami Tsushinki also worked on the development of Zaxxon. The game gives the player the experience of flying a fighter craft through a fortress while shooting at enemy entities (missiles, enemy gunfire, etc.) The object of the game is to hit as many targets as possible without being shot down or running out of fuel—which can be replenished, paradoxically, by...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Apr 29, 2018 Sega
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Zaxxon spawned an arcade sequel: Super Zaxxon. The color scheme is different, the player's ship flies faster (making the game more difficult), and the robot at the end of the second fortress is replaced by a dragon. It did not do as well as the original. Zaxxon is a 1982 isometric shooter arcade game developed and released by Sega. Some sources claim that Japanese electronics company Ikegami Tsushinki also worked on the development of Zaxxon. The game gives the player the experience of flying a...
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Apr 29, 2018 Sega
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Carnival is a fixed shooter arcade game created by Sega in 1980. It has the distinction of being the first video game with a bonus round. The goal of the game is to shoot at targets, while carefully avoiding running out of bullets. Three rows of targets scroll across the screen in alternating directions; these include rabbits, ducks, owls, and bonus items. If a duck target crosses the bottom row without being shot, it will come to life and begin flying down toward the player. Any ducks that...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Apr 29, 2018 Atari Games
software
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Road Runner is a variant of the platformer genre, based on the Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner shorts. It was developed and released by Atari Games in 1985. Gameplay The player controls Road Runner, who is chased by Wile E. Coyote. In order to escape, Road Runner runs endlessly to the left. While avoiding the coyote, the player must pick up bird seeds on the street, avoid obstacles like cars, and get through mazes. Sometimes Wile E. Coyote will just run after the Road Runner, but he occasionally...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Apr 29, 2018 Taito
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favorite 4
comment 2
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Apr 28, 2018 Gottlieb
software
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favorite 129
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Q*bert /ˈkjuːbərt/ is an arcade video game developed and published by Gottlieb in 1982. It is a 2D action game with puzzle elements that uses "isometric" graphics to create a pseudo-3D effect, and serves as a precursor to the isometric platformer genre. The object is to change the color of every cube in a pyramid by making the on-screen character hop on top of the cube while avoiding obstacles and enemies. Players use a joystick to control the character. The game was conceived by...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Apr 28, 2018 Stern Electronics
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Frenzy was an arcade game published by Stern Electronics in 1982. It was a sequel to the hit 1980 arcade game Berzerk. Frenzy followed the basic paradigm set by Berzerk: the player must navigate a maze full of hostile robots. The goal of the game is to survive as long as possible and score points by killing robots and travelling from room to room. The game has no end other than the player losing all of his or her lives. The player has a gun with which to shoot the robots, and simple...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: arcade, stern, stern electronics, maze, shooter, speech, Berzerk Franchise
Internet Arcade
Apr 26, 2018 Exidy
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Crossbow (version 2.0) by Exidy (1983)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Apr 26, 2018 Mylstar
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favorite 29
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The Three Stooges, fully titled as The Three Stooges in Brides is Brides on the title screen, is a 1984 arcade game by Mylstar Electronics. It is based on the comedy act of the same name. Gameplay The game features digital voice samples. At the start of the game, up to three players control Moe Howard, Larry Fine and Curly Howard. Players must help the Three Stooges find their fiancees, Cora, Nora and Dora, who were kidnapped by the Mad Scientist. In all rooms, players must find the three...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Apr 23, 2018 SNK
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favorite 2
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Baseball Stars 2 by SNK (1992)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Apr 21, 2018 Alpha Denshi Co.
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favorite 0
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Ninja Combat (NGM-009) by Alpha Denshi Co. (1990)
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Apr 9, 2018 Sega
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favorite 35
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Star Trek: Strategic Operations Simulator is a space combat simulation arcade game based on the original Star Trek television program, and released by Sega in 1983. It is a vector game, with both a two-dimensional display and a three-dimensional first-person perspective. The player controls the Starship Enterprise, and must defend sectors from invading Klingon ships. The game was presented in two styles of cabinets: an upright standup, and a sit-down/semi-enclosed deluxe cabinet with the...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Mar 21, 2018 Taito America Corporation
software
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Qix is an arcade game, released by Taito America Corporation in 1981. The objective of Qix is to fence off, or “claim”, a supermajority of the playfield. At the start of each level, the playing field is a large, empty rectangle, containing the Qix — a sticklike entity that performs graceful but unpredictable motions within the confines of the rectangle. The player controls a small diamond-shaped marker that can move around the edges of the rectangle, with the goal to claim as much of the...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Mar 18, 2018 Williams / Vid Kidz
software
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Stargate is an arcade game released in 1981 by Williams Electronics. Created by Eugene Jarvis, it is a sequel to the 1980 game Defender, and was the first of only three productions from Vid Kidz, an independent development house formed by Jarvis and Larry DeMar. This video game has no connection to the subsequent Stargate franchise that began 13 years later. Legal issues The game is also known as Defender Stargate and Defender II. The latter name was used in home video game releases, due to...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Mar 16, 2018 Universal
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Mr. Do's Castle is an arcade game created by Universal in September 1983. The Asian title of the game is Mr. Do! versus Unicorns. Though marketed as a sequel to the original Mr. Do! released one year earlier, the game bears a far closer resemblance to Space Panic. It is the second of the Mr. Do series of video games, although it wasn't intended to be. It began life as a game called "Knights vs. Unicorns", but the U.S. division of Universal persuaded the Japanese arm to modify the...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Mar 6, 2018 Williams / Vid Kidz
software
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Robotron: 2084 (also referred to as Robotron) is an arcade video game developed by Vid Kidz and released by Williams Electronics (part of WMS Industries) in 1982. It is a shoot 'em up that features two-dimensional (2D) graphics. The game is set in the year 2084, in a fictional world where robots have turned against humans in a cybernetic revolt. The aim is to defeat endless waves of robots, rescue surviving humans, and earn as many points as possible. The designers, Eugene Jarvis and Larry...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Mar 5, 2018 Universal
software
eye 352,533
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Cheeky Mouse was an arcade game released by Universal Games in 1980. Gameplay Try to hit the mouse with a hammer when it comes out from one of the holes in the wall. The mouse will try to get from its hole to the cheese on the other side of the house. 1 Player Start 1 2 Players Start 2 Coin 1 5 P1 Left LEFT P1 Right RIGHT P1 Button 1 LCONTROL or Mouse B1 P2 Left D P2 Right G P2 Button 1 A
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Mar 5, 2018 General Computer Corporation (Atari license)
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favorite ( 2 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Feb 8, 2018 Bally/Sente
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Hat Trick is an ice hockey based arcade game released by Bally Sente in 1984. Each team in the game consists of two players, including a goaltender. The game takes an overhead view of the rink. At the end of each game, an ice resurfacer is seen cleaning the ice. Gameplay Hat Trick features a two-on-two version of ice hockey. The player controls both hockey players at the same time, with each up and down movement of the joystick also moving the goaltender across his goal line. Goals are scored...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Feb 8, 2018 Williams
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INSTRUCTIONS Joust is a platforming game where the player controls a yellow knight riding a flying ostrich or stork, from a third-person perspective. Using the two-way directional joystick and the button for flapping the ostrich's wings, the player flies the knight amidst the floating rock platforms and above pools of lava; when maneuvering off the screen to either side, the player will continue its path reappearing from the opposite side. The rate at which the player repeatedly presses the...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Feb 7, 2018 Namco
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favorite 12
comment 2
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Feb 3, 2018
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jan 20, 2018 Taito America Corporation
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eye 243,405
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Zoo Keeper is an arcade game created by Taito America and released in 1982. The player controls Zeke, a zookeeper, whose girlfriend Zelda has been kidnapped by a malicious monkey. To distract Zeke, the monkey has unlocked the cages in the zoo, allowing the animals to escape. The player runs, jumps, builds walls, and collects bonus items in an effort to recapture and contain the animals before finally rescuing Zelda. Gameplay Zoo Keeper has three different types of stages. In the zoo stage, Zeke...
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Internet Arcade
Jan 20, 2018 Game Plan
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eye 290,989
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Internet Arcade
Jan 19, 2018
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eye 22,594
favorite 23
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Klax (クラックス Kurakkusu) is a 1989 computer puzzle game designed by Dave Akers and Mark Stephen Pierce. The object is to line up colored blocks into rows of similar colors to make them disappear, to which the object of Columns is similar. Atari Games originally released it as a coin-op follow up to Tetris, about which they were tangled in a legal dispute at the time. Akers programmed Klax in just a few weeks using AmigaBASIC, then ported it line-by-line to C. In a 1990 interview, he...
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Internet Arcade
Jan 18, 2018 Digitrex Techstar (Rock-Ola license)
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eye 320,913
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Eyes is an arcade game released in 1982 by Rock-ola. Objective The player is an eye traveling through a maze. The goal is to shoot all the dots to advance to next level. Computer eyes chase and try to shoot at the player. Shooting a computer eye will earn points and remove it from the level, but it will reappear a short time later. Being shot by a computer eye is fatal. As the game progresses, more computer eyes are added to levels and they take less time to shoot at the player. They also move...
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